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Wireless@HKU Group
We are in the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering of The University of Hong Kong . Our research is broadly related to wireless transmission of information and its applications in different areas such as mobile edge computing, distributed machine learning, and 5G systems. The group is led by Dr. Kaibin Huang and comprises about 9 other members who are Ph.D students or research fellows.

Call for Papers!

  • IEEE JSAC Special Issue "Distributed Learning over Wireless Edge Networks” (Deadline: Feb. 1, 2021). [ CFP ]
  • IEEE TCCN Special Issue "Convergence of Collaborative Distributed Machine Learning and Edge Computing Towards Intelligent Networking” (Deadline: Dec. 1, 2020). [ CFP ]
  • IEEE JSTSP Special Issue "Signal Processing Advances in Wireless Transmission of Information and Power” (Deadline: Nov. 30, 2020). [ CFP ]




Media and Knowledge Exchange

  • [07/2021] Kaibin was awarded a Research Fellowship by Hong Kong Research Grants Council (RGC) and conferred the title “RGC Research Fellow”. [ Link ]
  • [06/2021] Kaibin was appointed as an Executive Editor for IEEE Trans. Wireless Communications.
  • [05/2021] Together with collaborators (Y. Mao, J. Zhang, K. B. Letaief), Kaibin and our alumnus, Changsheng, have been awarded the IEEE Communications Society’s 2021 Best Survey Paper for their work entitled “A survey on mobile edge computing: The communication perspective" published in the IEEE Communications Surveys & Tutorials (Impact Factor 23.7). The popular work has been cited more than 2000 times.
  • [04/2021] Our group member, Xu Chen, was awarded the Y S and Christabel Lung Postgraduate Scholarship.
  • [03/2021] Kaibin was appointed as an Associate Head of the EEE Department.
  • [12/2020] Kaibin has been selected as a Distinguished Lecturer (2021-2022) of IEEE Communications Society.
  • [11/2020] Kaibin was elevated to IEEE Fellow (2021 Class).
  • [11/2020] Kaibin was named a 2020 Highly Cited Researcher by Web of Science.
  • [09/2020] Our alumnus, Guangxu Zhu, was given an Outstanding Research Postgraduate Student award by University of Hong Kong.
  • [09/2020] Kaibin Huang was appointed as an Area Editor of IEEE Transactions on Green Communications and Networking.
  • [05/2020] Kaibin Huang is appointed as a Distinguished Lecturer of IEEE Vehicular Technology Society.
  • [05/2020] Our incoming member, Xu Chen, was awarded the Hong Kong Ph.D. Fellowship.
  • [11/2019] Kaibin was re-elected to the Signal Processing for Communications and Networking Technical Committee (SPCOM-TC) of the IEEE Signal Processing Society.
  • [11/2019] Kaibin was named a 2019 Highly Cited Researcher by Web of Science.
  • [11/2019] The joint work by Chang Sheng (our former group member), Kaibin and industrial collaborators on energy efficient mobile edge computing has won the 2019 IEEE Communications Society Asia Pacific Best Paper Award.
  • B. Clerckx, K. Huang, L. R. Varshney, S. Ulukus, and M.-S. Alouini, "Wireless Power Transfer for Future Networks: Signal Processing, Machine Learning, Computing, and Sensing," to appear in IEEE J. of Sel. Topics in Signal Processing . (Available: ArXiv )
  • Z. Zhang, G. Zhu, R. Wang, V. K. N. Lau, and K. Huang , "Turning Channel Noise into an Accelerator for Over-the-Air Principal Component Analysis," submitted to IEEE for possible publication. (Available: ArXiv )
  • Z. Liang, Y. Liu, T.-M. Lok, and K. Huang, “Multi-Cell Mobile Edge Computing: Joint Service Migration and Resource Allocation,” to appear in IEEE Trans. Wireless Commun . (Available: ArXiv )
  • Z. Lin, X. Li, V. Lau, Y. Gong and K. Huang, "Deploying Federated Learning in Large-Scale Cellular Networks: Spatial Convergence Analysis," submitted to IEEE for possible publication.(Available: ArXiv )
  • Q. Zeng, Y. Du and K. Huang, "Wirelessly Powered Federated Edge Learning: Optimal Tradeoffs Between Convergence and Power Transfer," to appear in IEEE Trans. Wireless Commun . (Available: ArXiv )
  • D. Wen, K.-J. Jeon, M. Bennis and K. Huang, "Adaptive Subcarrier, Parameter, and Power Allocation for Partitioned Edge Learning Over Broadband Channels," to appear in IEEE Trans. Wireless Commun . (Available: ArXiv )
  • G. Zhu, J. Xu and K. Huang, "Over-the-Air Computing for 6G -- Turning Air into a Computer," submitted to IEEE for possible publication, 2020. (Available: ArXiv )
  • Q. Zeng, Y. Du, K. Huang and K. Leung, "Energy-Efficient Resource Management for Federated Edge Learning with CPU-GPU Heterogeneous Computing," to appear in IEEE Trans. Wireless Commun . 2021. (Available: ArXiv )
  • D. Wen, M. Bennis, K. Huang, “Joint Parameter-and-Bandwidth Allocation for Improving the Efficiency of Partitioned Edge Learning,” to appear in IEEE Trans. Wireless Commun . 2020. (Available: ArXiv , Implemetation )
  • G. Zhu, Y. Du, D. Gunduz, and K. Huang, “One-Bit Over-the-Air Aggregation for Communication-Efficient Federated Edge Learning: Design and Convergence Analysis,” to appear in IEEE Trans. Wireless Commun . 2020. (Available: ArXiv )
  • [12/2021] Kaibin is invited to deliver a keynote speech at IEEE Globecom 2021 Workshop on “Wireless Communications for Distributed Intelligence”. [Details ]
  • [01/2021] Kaibin is among 13 HKU academics named amongst the world's most highly cited researchers in 2020. [HKU Media ]
  • [01/2021] HKU Electrical and Electronic Engineering Scientist Receives Top Honour. [HKU Press Release ]
  • [2019] Kaibin is among 13 HKU scholars on the 2019 list of Highly Cited Researchers. [ Ming Pao 明报 , India Education , HKU Press ]
  • [18/11/2019] Invited talk at 2019 FSE ( 丰盛创建) Sustainable Seminar entitled “How will the 5G technology changes our work, our lives and our world”. (Time: 5PM, Venue: Theatre II, HKCEC, Wanchai) [ Photo ]
  • [24/10/2019] Invited talk at The Chinese Club (华商会所) “5G and its impact on world industry and technology development”. [ Program ]
  • [06/2019] HKU Scholars Received Natural Science Awards from China MoE ( 香港大學學者榮獲 2018 年度教育部自然科學獎 )" HKU Press Release ( Details ) & Ta Kung Pao ( Details ) & Mirage news ( Details ).
  • [06/2019] Jiangsu-Zhejiang Fraternity Newsletter ( 蘇浙會訊 ) "Kaibin Huang Teaches 'What is 5G" ( Details ).
  • [05/2019] Hong Kong Economic Journal Monthly ( 信报财经月刊) “5G Out, 6G 配合 AI 才是未来 ” ( Details ) by Kaibin.